We’ve been here since 1932, and we’re glad you’re taking the time to get to know us.
What’s a Jaycee? Our organization is the Kalamazoo chapter of Junior Chamber International or JCI. We are the local chapter under JCI Michigan, JCI USA, and our parent organization JCI. Members are affectionately known as “Jaycees.” We are the leading global network of young active citizens. Members in Kalamazoo are between the ages of 21 and 40. Our focus is on developing ourselves as leaders through our experiences within JCI.
What’s a Kalamazoo Jaycee do?
JCI Kalamazoo wants to make a difference. Whether it’s through volunteering, raising money for worthwhile causes, gaining valuable leadership experience or making new friends, we’re looking to make a difference in our lives and in our community. We are today’s young active citizens and tomorrows community leaders.
Why be a member of JCI Kalamazoo?
There are many benefits to joining JCI Kalamazoo. First, you will instantly connect with a global network of like minded individuals looking to make a difference. The friends, fun, and experiences you get as a member of JCI Kalamazoo can’t be matched anywhere else. Our members have the opportunity to attend Leadership Conferences with other members of JCI Michigan, JCI USA, and even attend the annual Conference of the America’s and JCI World Congress where members from all over the world engage and interact. JCI Members get discounts on insurance, prescriptions, hotels, rental cars and more. JCI Members are also recognized in many business communities as the “go to” people and the experiences members gain within JCI have helped many Jaycees start new careers or advance their current ones. While members do age out at 40, the friendships made in JCI last a lifetime.
How do I become a member of JCI Kalamazoo?
The journey to become a member of JCI Kalamazoo is an easy one. It starts by getting to know us: fill out our quick Information Request Form, attend one of our events, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.